The next Government is being urged to invest in alternative solutions for the isolated rural communities left behind by the national rollout of superfast broadband by BDUK.
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It strikes me that hosting an annual conference has a lot in common with Christmas; months of organisation and anticipation, leading up to one frenetic day, punctuated – hopefully – by a thought-provoking speech.
This week, David Cameron agreed with the charity Friends of the Elderly who said more needed to be done to get older people online so they are able to pay bills, shop and communicate through the internet in order to avoid isolation and loneliness.
ACRE has welcomed the Government’s bumper switch-on day for superfast broadband – and is urging rural customers to sign up so that they can reap the benefits.